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Easter Mass

Letter to the Editor | Thursday, March 26, 2009

Recently I heard the Basilica is filming an Easter Mass this Saturday which will be broadcast Easter morning on NBC. I’m sure it will be a beautiful mass full of celebration, but can you really celebrate Easter two weeks early? Isn’t Lent supposed to be a solemn time of reflection and fasting? I’m confused how we can “celebrate” the Resurrection before He has even been crucified. It’s great that the Church is broadcasting mass, but why not have it live? You would think that with the number of sporting events telecast live NBC could broadcast something as important as Easter Mass on the actual day.

Kelli Davis


Pasquerilla West Hall

March 25